book number

noun

Definition of book number

: a combination of letters and figures used to distinguish an individual book from all others having the same library classification number

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First Known Use of book number

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Book number.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20number. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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